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technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their operations. no additional details was given. president obama called solyndra a model of green technology and then went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving a variety of energy drippin
to ban nonessential use of cellphones and at airports, the board wants to see ground face technology as well as better training for aircraft maintenance workers. >> we still have 35,000 fatalities anually, hundreds of thousands of injuries and we can and must do better. >> >> reporter: it's now up to congress and federal regulators to decide whether or not to actually require changes. >> california coastal commission unanimously rejected a plan. they wanted to trace network faults off the coast west of -- pg & e wanted it use air guns s create a three dimensional map, but that could create sound waves that could hurt the hearing of ocean life. >>> a firefighter suffered a minor injury to his arm after battling a house fire. crews from several agencies responded to the fire this morning. cher wood forest. it took firefighters 20 minutes to put the flames out, fortunately, the residents got out okay. >> >> california began to sell permits for green house gas emissions. it is aimed as dramatically reducing pollution that is believed to cause climate change. the board plans to release th
technology. they revealed this to the bay area air quality management district. cleveland -- chevron will replace some of them. >>> the founder of the antivirus mcafee is wanted for murder they are looking for john mcafee in connection with the fatal shooting of his neighbor in belize. he was killed saturday night. there are reports that after the sale of his company for $ 100 million, mcafee moved to belize, where his life turned to guns, drugs, prostitution and violence. >>> united parcel service is no longer making donations to the boy scouts due to its antigay policies. the move follows an online petition protesting the gaunts which attracted 80,000 signatures. they gave $150,000 to the boy scouts in 2010. >>> investigators are still looking into the cause of a deadly indianapolis gas explosion while the homeowner is wondering if a faulty furnace is to blame. two people died in this blast which sparked a fire and shook homes up to three miles away. the owner said his daughter told him last week about a problem with the furnace. she lived at the house with her mother. neither were
to the batteries, a smart grid technology that's going to make sure that we don't overwhelming our existing electrical system. that's all happening right here. >> reporter: the tesla starts at $57,000 but for many people browsing at the santana store, the main concern is how far the electric car can travel. >> it's a big change though to having a dedicated range, you can't go beyond. >> reporter: well that is another improvement the tesla s has a range of 200 miles. one big draw back, the waiting list is already nine months and now will probably get longer. live in fremont, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the details of just how ambitious california's $68 billion high rail plans are is now beginning to sink in. today experts said the portion linking los angeles will be a quote engineering feat. that part of the line must cross the ranges. federal regulators have already approved the first range. >>> microsoft and motorola went to court over a patent dispute. they will determine how much of a royalty microsoft should pay google. google bought motorola last year partly for its library
at headquarters. in addition the california technology agency which oversees dmv's computer systems says it has installed redundant router systems to reduce the risk of repeated failure. >> fortunately we have not had an event the last two months, and we're looking at it hourly to make sure that any disruption of service could be mitt gatded quickly instead of taking several hours to do. >> well, the dmv faces a public relations problem when its computers go down. the fact is computers crash, but when the computers go down at virtually any other state agency, especially those that do not have customers, fu people notice. >> people tend to look at issues of the day that affect customers and that's certainly a concern but overall our systems are up 98 to 99% of the time. >> it remains to the seen if the fixes long term do the trick or if there's a repeat that leads to even longer waits at the dmv. in sacramento, ken prich et ktvu channel 2 news: the cost of a first class stamp is schedule today go up one cent in january. the postal regulatory commission okayed the hike today raising the price of
after the august fire. air quality officials urge chevron to replace equipment with newer technology. chevron says there will be small pollution control improvements, but some say the oil giants could be doing more. the meeting takes place tomorrow at 9:45 in the morning at the air quality management district office in san francisco. >>> port of oakland workers are getting ready for a 24-hour strike this week. members of sciu local 1021 will protest at the port and in front of terminal 1 at oakland airport on tuesday. the union says the port demands pay cuts, despite having a budget surplus and claim it's lying about port finances to the workers and the public. the workers have been without a contract for more than a year. >>> an investigation is under way in vallejo to determine if two drive-by shootings last night within an hour of each other are linked. police say the first incident, a woman was sent to the hospital after being shot on wendy street and taper avenue just before 7:00 p.m. she is expected to be okay. about an hour earlier another drive-by shooting on mark avenue near
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